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Genre: Film & Soundtrack: Dark Ambient, Drones, Brooding, Ominous

Found 336 tracks

Dark and disturbing soundscape. Horror, scifi, creepy, sound design. An uneasy drone and distant, reverberant hissing noise develops into a climax at about 35 secs. [Tempo: Slow]

An atmosphere of sparse sound effects and eerie sounds, tense and ominous, an odd sonic bed. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Twisting and churning, dark ambient soundscapes. Reverberant metal hits and clanks, disturbing textures. Good for horror, sci-fi, suspense underscore. [Tempo: Slow / 109 BPM]

Revolving galactic synth cylinders, dark and pervasive. [Tempo: Slow]

Horrifying screechy string quartet. Nightmare, terror, very disturbing sound. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very creepy orchestral soundtrack with epic strings and sinister sound effects. Highly suitable for horror scenes. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 124 BPM]

Dramatic and suspenseful. Huge drums in a slow rhythmic pattern provides a deep atmosphere over witch an eerie choir comes in. Occasional distorted screeches and screams complete the total macabre mood. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 70 BPM]

Modern cinematic music for horrors, thrillers, mysteries and sci-fi. Dark, edgy suspense builder with piano, strings, vocal chants and electronic drums starting off subtle and growing to a booming climax. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

These dark horror cues can be classed either as "music cues" or "sound effects", as in reality they function as both. They are all recorded with a large, live symphony orchestra with the same quality as any soundtrack from big budget movies. The effects are easy to loop and edit, and can be tailored to fit any cue, as they can be used from virtually any point. Consider them a construction kit to score horror, mystery and dark drama. Recorded, mastered, and delivered to you in pristine 24-bit audio. Also look for YS Horror Cues 01-20 and YS Horror Cues 21-40. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow, Medium / 100 BPM]

A slow, morbid, foreboding version of the classic rhyme 'Twinkle Twinkle...'. The instrumentation is piano and voice sounds to give it an eerie haunting feel. For sinister horror and Halloween scares. [Tempo: Slow]

A very slow moving ambient track, like oozing, sticky, floating, slowly sinking into the deep or softly falling snow. Sorrowful, mournful, almost standing still. A sense of time itself slowed down. Inspired by the ambient works of The Dead Texan and others. Acoustic piano, mellotron, slowly swirling synth pad, electric guitar. [Tempo: Slow / 88 BPM]

Very dark, eerie and foreboding. This synth-based cue is drone driven, with stabs of rhythmic color and percussion. I could be used as a sneak, a stalk, or for some really twisted character development. Good for thriller, crime drama, drama, police show, mystery. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A low, isolated harp picks heavily at low notes, then aided by a marimba, African percussion and shivering strings which adds to the tracks menace. A dark track that has hints of Michael Giacchino (a la Lost) about it. [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

A deep roar builds as ghostly whistles coupled with sad, mournful, echoes set the scene for a journey nearing its final conclusion. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Mystery / Eerie / Creepy / Cold. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 60 BPM]

Mysterious cinematic piece of music with a deep and dark feel featuring orchestral strings, bell-like synth sound, big drums / timpani and scary sound effects. Suitable for dramatic suspense movies and videos. [Tempo: Slow / 132 BPM]

Deep, pounding percussion. Nervous strings and dark, twitchy pads. Scary, grotesque, dark ambient music. Good for horror, chase, sci-fi, science fiction, dark crime thriller. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 90 BPM]

This cue is eerie and haunting with a cinematic tone. Ethereal choirs grace an underscore of subtle electronic percussion. It fuses influences from composers such as Hans Zimmer and John Powel and versatile enough to work in horror, suspense, espionage or something calling for a cue with a mysterious nature. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 100 BPM]

An intensely suspenseful mystery/horror cue underscoring anything from a deceitful murder to a ruthless intruder. Orchestral with eerie piano and creepy ambient fx, in the vein of James Newton Howard's scores for M. Night Shyamalan films (The Village, Signs, The Happening). [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Menacing, dark ambient sound collage. Ice cold sound texture suggesting a terrible realization or horrible sight. Suitable for horror, sci-fi, thriller or experimental material. [Tempo: Very slow / 125 BPM]

A gloomy, moody, atmospheric fantasy soundscape suitable as an underscore / backdrop to a mysterious and dark world. [Tempo: Slow, Medium / 120 BPM]

Minimalistic horror underscore. Just a deep drone, slightly swirling and textured, with occasional distant big drum hits. Useful as background / nervous tension for dark film & media, horror, scifi and more. [Tempo: Very slow / 99 BPM]

Dark ambient, Horror underscore. Eerie / Ethereal / Creepy / Sickly. [Tempo: Slow / 80 BPM]

Haunting film underscore. Howling wind instrument and a low pitched roar, produced with a tribal instrument called "tambor onca". [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Surreal, atmospheric with deep low hits. Great for setting a tense mood in a horror or suspenseful scene. Perhaps someone is being watched, or is quietly creeping around in the mist. The music doesn't get too big up until the end, but gradually ratchets up the suspense. Big rise right at the end with an abrupt ending. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 55 BPM]

Ethereal tense building underscore composed of mostly unique sounds. Composed with films and video games in mind. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Dark ominous and anticipatory sustains and sound effects, a repeated abstract and odd figure with a pensive edge. [Tempo: Very slow / 109 BPM]

Deep and dark undertones with lots of edit points and textural gestures to fit easily with picture. Light button ending fades perfectly into commercial break. Primarily synth FX, with some strings and light percussion, the textures roll seamlessly in and out of focus. Good for thriller, drama, crime series, horror. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Warm soaring ambient with cosmic sprinkles and metaphysical undertones. [Tempo: Very slow / 132 BPM]

Heavily influenced by the "Who Wants To Be a Millionaire" music, this is a package of tense, anxious music suitable for game shows, quiz shows as well as other media. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Ambient textures open this mysterious horror track. Heavy horror stabs punctuate the atmospheric layers. Subtle percussive rhythms give a light sense of propulsion, and a distant piano plays a sweet and creepy melody. Perfect for horror films and haunted houses. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A dark underscore cue. Pensive, unnerving and unsettling, this piece is suitable for a sci-fi or horror scene. [Tempo: Very slow / 97 BPM]

This dark and gloomy horror track starts out with only a few dark piano notes. Other elements such as distant voices, metal scrapes join to create a creepy and eerie horror musical soundscape. [Tempo: Slow]

A dark, damp, ill feeling orchestral underscore. Large, gloomy, doom laden. [Tempo: Very slow / 92 BPM]

A dark and haunting track for mystery, thriller or dark drama. Bleak, haunting, ominous. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow / 34 BPM]

A creepy and nervous thriller/chiller underscore. Uncertainty, tension. Pensive, high piano notes over slowly oozing background textures. [Tempo: Slow]

Dark and menacing sound design, psychological terror, unknown forces, malevolence, evil entities, mind control underscore, horrifying and disturbing. [Tempo: Very slow / 96 BPM]

An ominous horror track that features ambient synths and creepy, high-pitched, animal-like noises. A heavy, repetitive drum beat enhances the sense of foreboding midway through the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A dark, ominous track of ambient synth and string soundscapes, marked by a big, unexpected hit and cacophonous swell at the end. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

Very sparse underscore, almost a void. Scraping pads, unrecognizable, resonant sounds. A place of unease and disease, sneaking, hiding. Great as a sci-fi, thriller or horror backdrop. [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

A short, intense, dark track. Slightly otherworldly, with a single, solemn, female vocal. A track for a gruesome discovery.... [Tempo: Slow, Medium]

Ultra spacious and atmospheric sound design, time dilation with bubblings of ambient texture. [Tempo: Slow]

Tense underscore for thriller, crime, stakeout, sneaking, breaking and entering, etc. Dark, scary, tension. [Tempo: Slow]

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Spacey, ethereal and tripped-out ambient electronic featuring synths, drones and hypnotic piano lines. Has a mysterious underwater feeling to it. Would suit thriller/suspense projects. [Tempo: Very slow / 61 BPM]

Huge spacious sonic landscape, dark and psychological, altered realities and time distortions. [Tempo: Slow]

Moving, swarming ambient bed with a foreboding, dark drone and a resonant melody line. Space, sci-fi, mystery... [Tempo: Very slow, Slow]

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